Upon arrival at Myra & Company's multifaceted beauty emporium, guests are warmly greeted and ushered into either a tranquil treatment room or the state-of-the-art Pilates studio. Body-buffers can relax and unwind as an expert scrubber sweeps away dead skin cells during the 30-minute invigorating body scrub. Choose from one of seven specially scented scrubs, such as Sacred Earth, a mixture of vanilla, cinnamon, and shea butter, or Transcendent Sun, a holiday spice, cocoa butter, and superheated-ionized-hydrogen scrub. To loosen, strengthen, and lengthen the body, opt for a quintuplet of Pilates Equipment classes, an exercise system based on balance, strength, and flexibility. During each 60-minute class, students target a variety of muscle groups using a system of floor exercises and innovative Pilates equipment. Or, combat stress, aging, and the negative effects of the environment with a rejuvenating collagen and vitamin C facial. The 90-minute hydrating facial employs a bevy of antioxidants to stimulate cell growth and fight free radicals and beauty-ambushing wrinkle guerrillas.
Kids often take after their parents, and Armin Khavari is no exception. After growing up watching his parents run a beauty business, it seemed only natural for him to use his own experience and found Armin Salon-Spa. Alongside a group of skilled stylists, Armin clips and reshapes hair into trendy forms, colors locks with bold new hues, and conditions strands. On the spa side, massage therapists knead away stress, nail technicians retouch hands and feet, and aestheticians restore skin's youthful vitality and original shrink wrap.
Universal Laser Center has been beaming cosmetic laser rays for more than a decade, devoting itself to a philosophy that welds health to the shimmering luster of beauty. Whether technicians are dissolving cellulite, toning complexions, or sending acne back in time, they pride themselves on using diverse technology "that improves and transforms lives." Spare decor marks the crisp, airy reception area, where patients wait to meet with professionals who leave clear complexions and sleek silhouettes in their wake.
The Neat Waxing Co. uproots bodily briar patches using European herbal waxing and depilation techniques. A gentle skin-spackling of talcum powder commences each treatment, readying clients for resident wax wizards’ deft wooden spatulas that gently displace excess fuzz without incurring irritation, root damage, or curses cast by vengeful members of extended follicular families. A Brazilian or bikini wax ably equips beachcombers with carefree summertime savvy ($22–$27), and a thorough leg waxing glams up gams from thigh to toe ($25–$43). Men looking to don backless business suits can pluck the shock from their shoulders ($10–$27), or exploit open collars more modishly when free of follicular frontispieces ($7–$17). The resulting smoothness may last up to four weeks, and ensuing waxes can eventually abate unwanted body hair to result in long-lasting softer surfaces.
Miami’s American Laser Skincare works hard to provide an effective array of laser beauty treatments, from basic hair removal and skin rejuvenation to body shaping or overall cellulite reduction. Each procedure uses focused beams, targeted to specific areas and for their own unique purpose, to shape, sculpt and clean up the look of any customer on need. With dozens of locations nationwide, the unassuming office building location of this Aventura outpost feels more like a doctor’s office than a sunny beachside salon or calming day spa, but the medical just reinforces American Laser’s commitment to their craft. Detailed procedures lift, restructure and reshape skin, remove hair follicles without harming the body and provide long-term results for problems that have often been nagging clients for years.
The aestheticians at Yodi Threading Spa keep their spa menu simple. They focus on threading, an ancient hair-removal technique in which a cotton thread rolls and twists over the skin, lifting away hairs in straight, precise lines. For other regions, waxing treatments quickly and ruthlessly exterminate unwanted hair. The staffers also pretty up topside skin with facials and microdermabrasion. While in the hot seat, clients can send their mind wandering while watching shows on a flat-screen TV or hypnotizing themselves in the tall mirrors in front of each seat.